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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,979.00 - £27,803.00 Annually (FTE)

Pastoral and Family Liaison Officer job summary

Westwood Primary School

Pastoral and Family Liaison Officer

Position- Permanent

Pay Scale F £25,979 to £27,803 Pro Rata

Required for - 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

You will:

 - Have excellent communication skills

- Be able to work individually and as part of a team

- Have experience of working with children and families with social and emotional difficulties by offering individual strategies to address the issues

- Have experience of successfully carrying out pastoral support interventions and programmes

- Have experience in referring families/children to relevant support agencies (non essential as training will be provided)

- Have experience of liaising with Social Care and other support agencies.

- Have experience of Designated Safeguarding Lead role (non essential as training will be provided)



- Ability to demonstrate a reasonable standard of education with proficiency in literacy and numeracy to GCSE level or equivalent.

- A relevant qualification such as NVQ Level 3 or higher or a minimum three years’ relevant satisfactory experience as a PFLO or similar demonstrating the relevant skill level.

- Successful completion of DBS forms and satisfactory clearance being received.

- Successful completion of school Induction Training for PFLO

For further information, please contact Mrs Barnes on (01502) 565673.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged and application details can be obtained from our website: www.westwoodprimary.org or via MyNewTerm https://mynewterm.com/

Please return applications to admin@westwoodprimary.org

Closing date: 4th March 2024

Interviews: 11th March 2024

We only accept applications submitted online via MyNewTerm, our chosen applicant tracking system, and which are completed before the closing deadline. Active Learning Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advert closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Westwood Primary School and the Active Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. We expect all staff to actively share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to the taking of satisfactory references and enhanced criminal record clearance in line with the need to create and maintain a safe culture in our recruitment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Westwood Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
218 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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